“A transferring elegy . . . [to] the most efficient staff the majors ever noticed . . . the Brooklyn Dodgers of the Fifties.”  —New York Times

The vintage narrative of rising up inside of shouting distance of Ebbets Box, masking the Jackie Robinson Dodgers, and what’s came about to everyone considering that.

This is a e book approximately younger males who realized to play baseball all through the Thirties and Nineteen Forties, after which went directly to play for some of the enjoyable best-league ball golf equipment ever fielded, the staff that broke the colour barrier with Jackie Robinson. It is a e book by way of and a few sportswriter who grew up close to Ebbets Box, and who had the great fortune within the Fifties to hide the Dodgers for the Bring in Tribune. It is a e book approximately what came about to Jackie, Carl Erskine, Pee Wee Reese, and the others whilst their glory days have been at the back of them. In brief, It is a e book approximately The united states, approximately fathers and sons, prejudice and braveness, triumph and crisis, and advised with heat, humor, wit, candor, and love.